Hanguk

Place Name HANGUK

TYPE: Region
USAGE: Korean
OTHER SCRIPTS: 한국 (Korean Hangul), 韓國 (Korean Hanja)

Meaning & History

From Sino-Korean (han) meaning "Korea" and (guk) meaning "country, land". This is the term used in South Korea to refer to South Korea or the entire Korean Peninsula.
Entry added March 14, 2016